Board Bill Number 60 | Session 2023-2024

Streamlining the Liquor License Application Process


The purpose of this bill is to update the Liquor Code provisions of the City of St. Louis with an emphasis on streamlining the liquor license application process for Restaurants with liquor, enhancing provisions relating to public safety and to incorporate various other changes. The bill eliminates the plat and petition requirements for an initial license application for Restaurants with liquor, allowing an appellate right where same is denied, and adds other provisions, including allowing the Excise Commissioner to retain hearing officers to carry out its functions, increasing the penalties for entities who fail to obtain a liquor license where one is required or where a license is revoked, providing a provision for notice of violations to a license holder, allowing for inspection of certain licensed premises, setting forth an emergency provision for temporary suspension of a license, setting forth a jurisdictional cooperation provision amongst City departments, clarifying contested case procedure for hearing before Excise, and eliminating or alleviating burdensome and restrictions where there is a death or incapacity of a business owner or a change in corporation interest or managing officer.


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Session: 2023-2024

Introduced: 06/09/2023

Primary Sponsors: Bret Narayan

Latest Activity: Committee Assignment


President Megan E Green

Legislative History

Legislative activities and outcomes for this board bill. Learn more about what these activities mean.

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